nonclassical

adjective
non·​clas·​s·​ical | \ ˌnän-ˈkla-si-kəl How to pronounce nonclassical (audio) \

Definition of nonclassical

: not classical nonclassical music a nonclassical method

Examples of nonclassical in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In particular, entanglement of particles enables information about them to be spread around and manipulated in nonclassical ways. Quanta Magazine, 26 May 2022 The number of nonclassical concert offerings would rise as well, with the addition of more jazz, cabaret and World Music artists. George Varga, San Diego Union-Tribune, 20 Mar. 2022 There were around fifty musical compositions, six nonclassical groups, and nearly a hundred and fifty Icelandic participants. Alex Ross, The New Yorker, 21 Apr. 2017

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First Known Use of nonclassical

1849, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonclassical.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonclassical. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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